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SAFe® 4.0 & VersionOne

Fast Forward with Enterprise Scale Agile

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Watch this free, two-part AgileLIVE webinar series for insights on successfully implementing SAFe 4.0, the latest version of the framework for applying lean and agile practices at enterprise scale. With VersionOne’s unparalleled support of SAFe 4.0, it’s the perfect combination for success. Plus you can earn 1 PDU credit for each webinar.

Part 1: What’s new in SAFe 4.0.

Dean Leffingwell, Scaled Agile, Inc. co-founder and chief methodologist, and Lee Cunningham, director of enterprise agile, at VersionOne, provide an in-depth overview of what’s new in each level of SAFe 4.0.

  • Foundation – guidance for lean-agile leaders, communities of practice, core values, SAFe principles and implementation
  • Portfolio – strategy formulation and portfolio communication, organizing and funding value streams, managing the flow of larger initiatives, governance, and cross value stream coordination
  • Value Stream – coordinating large value streams with solution intent, solution management, engineering and architecture, agile customer and supplier relationships,
  • Program – support for teams of agile teams that build solution features and subsystems, program Kanban, architectural and UX governance, progress tracking and alignment
  • Team – Kanban support, in addition to Scrum or hybrid approaches

Part 2: How the VersionOne® Enterprise Agile Platform supports SAFe 4.0

Lee Cunningham, director of enterprise agile, and Mark Des Biens, solutions engineer and implementation consultant, at VersionOne, provide an overview and demonstrate how the VersionOne® Enterprise Agile Platform supports SAFe 4.0 including:

  • 3- and 4-level SAFe
  • Value Streams
  • Expanded SAFe 4.0 Requirements Model
  • Enterprise Kanban
  • “Built-in Quality” practices
  • Communities of Practice
  • Strategic Themes
  • Portfolio Budgeting
  • DevOps

Watch this free, two-part AgileLIVE webinar series for insights on successfully implementing SAFe 4.0, the latest version of the framework for applying lean and agile practices at enterprise scale. With VersionOne’s unparalleled support of SAFe 4.0, it’s the perfect combination for success. Plus you can earn 1 PDU credit for each webinar.

Part 1: What’s new in SAFe 4.0.

Dean Leffingwell, Scaled Agile, Inc. co-founder and chief methodologist, and Lee Cunningham, director of enterprise agile, at VersionOne, provide an in-depth overview of what’s new in each level of SAFe 4.0.

  • Foundation – guidance for lean-agile leaders, communities of practice, core values, SAFe principles and implementation
  • Portfolio – strategy formulation and portfolio communication, organizing and funding value streams, managing the flow of larger initiatives, governance, and cross value stream coordination
  • Value Stream – coordinating large value streams with solution intent, solution management, engineering and architecture, agile customer and supplier relationships,
  • Program – support for teams of agile teams that build solution features and subsystems, program Kanban, architectural and UX governance, progress tracking and alignment
  • Team – Kanban support, in addition to Scrum or hybrid approaches

Part 2: How the VersionOne® Enterprise Agile Platform supports SAFe 4.0

Lee Cunningham, director of enterprise agile, and Mark Des Biens, solutions engineer and implementation consultant, at VersionOne, provide an overview and demonstrate how the VersionOne® Enterprise Agile Platform supports SAFe 4.0 including:

  • 3- and 4-level SAFe
  • Value Streams
  • Expanded SAFe 4.0 Requirements Model
  • Enterprise Kanban
  • “Built-in Quality” practices
  • Communities of Practice
  • Strategic Themes
  • Portfolio Budgeting
  • DevOps


Presenters

Dean Leffingwell
Co-founder and Chief Methodologist
Scaled Agile, Inc.

Dean Leffingwell, a 40-year software industry veteran, has spent his career helping software teams achieve their goals. A renowned methodologist, author, multi-entrepreneur, consultant and executive, he has founded multiple software companies, including Requisite, Inc., makers of RequisitePro, which was purchased by Rational Software (now IBM).

His current project is the Scaled Agile Framework, a public-facing knowledge base of proven best practices that bring the benefits of software agility to the largest software enterprises. He currently serves as both an independent consultant and Chief Methodologist at Scaled Agile, Inc., which he cofounded in 2011.

Lee Cunningham
Director of Enterprise Agile
SAFe Program Consultant, CSM, PMP, PMI-ACP
VersionOne

Lee is focused on advising the executive sponsors and senior leaders of large enterprises, providing insight and practical guidance to meet the challenges of large-scale agile. Prior to joining VersionOne, Lee held numerous positions of leadership in software development and delivery. He grew the agile practices in several organizations, and led the agile transformation of a large multi-national enterprise. Lee has trained, coached, and mentored hundreds of teams in scores of organizations around the world. His experience, pragmatic approach, and customer focus keep him in demand as a trusted advisor.

Mark Des Biens
Solutions Engineer and Implementation Consultant
SAFe Program Consultant, CSM, PMP
VersionOne

Mark Des Biens is currently working as a solutions engineer and implementation consultant at VersionOne. Mark has more than 20 years of project experience and has worked with dozens of companies looking to improve their enterprise agility. He has been a ScrumMaster and agile program manager, and is one of the founding members of the Midwest Agile Community Meetup group. Mark has presented at PMI, Agile Alliance, Agile Day Chicago and Agile Meetup events. You can follow Mark’s tweets at @midwestagile and his blog at a12p.blogspot.com.

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